Drilling Rig Count in Unconventional Basins

U.S. Rig Count Drops With More Expected; Canada Returns From Holiday

The U.S. rig count dropped by a net of 34 units in the first Baker Hughes Inc. tally of 2016. Eighty-three rigs returned to the hunt in Canada, but this sort of stampede is typical for the new year/post-holiday period. Look for U.S. rigs to keep dropping in the months ahead under the weight of depressed commodity prices, analysts have been saying. Read More